During the turtle nesting season which runs from July till December, you will be assisting the Turtle Program Volunteer Coordinator with night patrols on Zeelandia beach, monitoring nesting sea turtles. You will assist with gathering data from sea turtles that generally nest
Sea Turtle Season Begins on Statia
The sea turtle nesting season has officially begun on St Eustatius. STENAPA’s Marine Park Manager and Sea Turtle Program Coordinator, Jessica Berkel found 18 green sea turtle activities (beach crawls with or without successful nesting) …..
Recent Measures Against Sand-mining Explained
In the recent years large scale sand-mining, which is banned on Statia, has taken place at Zeelandia beach. Although efforts were made to block vehicle access to the beach, individuals have, through the removal of vegetation, created a path…..
Sea Turtle Conservation Program on St. Eustatius
Since 2002, STENAPA has been monitoring the sea turtles that visit the shores of St Eustatius and the surrounding Marine Park. Nightly patrols help us spot the tracks of hawksbill, green and and leatherback turtles (although….